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Fred Harold FITT

Regimental number7243
Place of birthWinchester, Hampshire, England
Place of birthWinchester, England
SchoolPeter Symonds School, Winchester, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
AddressC/o T Henderson, Brushgrove, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs G Yates, South Grafton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingProyart, near Peronne, France
Age at death29.8
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 19), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Fred Percevil FITT, and Gertrude Alice YEATS (formerly FITT), Glen Mitchell, Bodangora, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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